Scott Charlesworth-Seiler

Classroom teacher-5-6th grade. Fine Arts Interdisciplinary Resource (FAIR) School, Crystal, MN

Total years as a classroom teacher: 28


Bachelors of Science College of Education- University of Minnesota 1982

Masters of Education St. Mary’s University 2004

Teaching Experience

2000-Present FAIR school, 5-6, all academics in arts and magnet approach

Middle School, Quozhou, China 7-9 grade, English as a second language

1984-2000 Robbinsdale Public Schools, 3-6 grade, all subjects

1984-1987 Department of Defense Schools Germany, 2-5 grade, all subjects

Special Recognition

National Board Certification Renewal

Hopkins Public Schools Education Services Volunteer Award

Named to Blue Ribbon Educator Panel

2006 Fox News Top Teacher Award

Fulbright Memorial Fund Teacher Scholarship to Japan

2001 Milken National Educator Award

1998 National Board Certification

Recent media:


“Scott has consistently demonstrated a profound ability to
find creative solutions that support our mission and vision of ensuring
equity and excellence for all students. He has the keen ability to
assess the academic and emotional needs of students, while retaining
the ability to set limits.”

Kevin J. Bennett, Principal, FAIR School

“Teaching is not just a job for Scott Charlesworth-Seiler. It
is a career that he is dedicated to and passionate about. Helping
young people grow in knowledge and character is his life’s work.
Martin Luther King’s words are reflective of Scott’s ideals: ‘Make a
career of humanity (education). Commit yourself to the noble struggle
for equal rights. You will make a greater person of yourself, a
greater nation of your country, and a finer world to live in.'”

Kaaren Howe, DVM, MBA, Parent of a former student